Question about Brother IntelliFAX 4100 Laser Fax

1 Answer

Brother 4100 Scanning/Printing Problem

Hi to all - I just picked up a used 4100 that I was told had been in service for one year and was in working condition prior to it's removal from service. The unit powers on and goes through a clearing cycle and warm- up period. I can access menu items for setup functions. The unit does not scan items for faxing or copying and it will not print. Originals are recognized when placed into the ADF and cleared when left there during a startup routine. I have tried to print a report 1 to determine print function status and nothing happens other than printing showing on screen. I hear a slow cadence clicking sound that starts and stops. Machine eventually goes into sleep mode. I have tried a system clear. I tried a system clear. I get to parameter init keying in 91 in maintence mode but cannot escape out using 99. The seller agreed to accept $25 for the machine (has extra tray) so I have some wiggle room to invest in parts.& an repair manual download for diagrams. All suggestions regarding possible fix and a good place to get the suggested parts needed will be appreciated. - Bob Sr.

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • rjmcfsr Nov 29, 2007

    Thanks for that link - I have the user manual - I am going to purchase a repair manual (if I get feedback that it is worth repairing) so I have access to information on replacing the suspected bad partt and for general maintenance. I see a few listed for download purchases doig a google search. Any recommendations relative to a good choice in this area would alsovbe appreciated. I was just laid off and am looking to set up a home office so I am trying to get some decent equipment as resonable as possible. This machine has high ratings so those are thevreasons I am looking into repairing this myself. Thanks again.

  • stevengbeech Jul 15, 2008

    i have the same problem with my machine. did you get your working?



    thanks

    steve

  • tzexa Jul 19, 2008

    My customers called me and said that my faxes were terrible. Every page has vertical lines blackened three quarter page. It happens to all the copies I made, too. Received copies are just fine.

    Anyone if the scanning light or glass is the problem?

    Can it be fixed? and where?

    tzexa


×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Renaissance:

    An user who is expert in 3 categories / brands.

  • Brother Master
  • 1,362 Answers

Here is the user manual, not sure how much it will help

http://www.retrevo.com/s/brother+4100+fax+manual

good luck

Posted on Nov 29, 2007

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Right hand side of page has 1-1/2 inch horizontal streaks down the side


The scanning bar has 28 leds on it and on my 4100 the 6 leds on the right side were flashing on and off,it could be abad connection on that part of the scanning bar caused by a jamed paper.
to tell if your machine is a printing problem or a scanning problem print out the help menu {press the reports key then the 1 key} if it prints clear then every thing with the print cartrige is ok and the problem is in the scanning part of the machine.

Jan 04, 2011 | Brother IntelliFAX 4100 Laser Fax

1 Answer

4100 when I copy I get a black line down the middle Ok after cleaning inside top cover, but,comes back after a few copies. Printing and sending fax ok.


Try printing out a report. If the line is still there you need to use the wire cleaner on your print cartridge or if that doesn't work, replace the drum unit.

Apr 03, 2009 | Brother IntelliFAX 4100 Laser Fax

1 Answer

Brother intellifax 4100 squeaks when printing faxes


THIS IS A HARD ONE, THE BEST THING THAT CAN TELL YOU IS TO LUBRICATE ALL THE GEARS IN THE MACHINE, THERE IS A SLIGHT POSIABLITY THAT IT IS COMING FROM THE FUSER MODULE

Jan 07, 2009 | Brother IntelliFAX 4100 Laser Fax

1 Answer

Printing but not scanning


maybe a hint though I dont run apple:

http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/bsc/public/us/us/en/faq/faq_top.htm?reg=us&c=us&lang=en&prod=dcp130c_all

Mar 23, 2008 | Brother DCP 130C All-In-One InkJet Printer

2 Answers

Printing Online


i had the same problem, got this solution from brother and it worked!

unplug the fax machine
press and hold the stop button
while still hold down the stop button, plug the machine in
continue to hold down the stop button for 5 seconds

Feb 05, 2008 | Brother IntelliFAX 4100 Laser Fax

Not finding what you are looking for?
Brother IntelliFAX 4100 Laser Fax Logo

216 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Brother Office Equipment & Supplies Experts

James Cagle
James Cagle

Level 2 Expert

478 Answers

Samyfam
Samyfam

Level 3 Expert

379 Answers

Victorman
Victorman

Level 3 Expert

846 Answers

Are you a Brother Office Equipment and Supply Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...